Insurance of Commercial Risks: Law & Practice (4ed)

Insurance of Commercial Risks
Insurance of Commercial Risks: Law & Practice (4ed)
Jess, D
9780414046207
30/07/2011
4
£323.00
Hb
Sweet & Maxwell

The Insurance of Commercial Risks: Law and Practice examines how the general principles of insurance law apply to the insurance of commercial risks, and how to effectively evaluate the merits of a dispute in these insurance claims. Looking in turn at each form of commercial risk insurance, from employers' liability insurance, commercial vehicles, products and public liability insurances to buildings insurance, carriers insurance and contractors' insurance, it explains the law applicable to each one.

  • Concise, practical and accurate advice to those seeking answers to insurance coverage disputes and the application of insurance law to commercial insurances.
  • Split into four parts to provide: 

    A)   An explanation of the general principles of insurance of greatest relevance to commercial insurances

    B)   A detailed examination of the law relating to the six main liability insurances

    C)   In-depth discussion on the law relating to the six main types of property risks insurance policies, including business interruption insurance.

    D)   Extensive consideration of the common conditions and exclusions for each type of insurance

  • Looks at all relevant claims aspects
  • Goes through the different types of loss and how to calculate indemnity
  • Deals with litigation, including issues such as disclosure and jurisdiction
  • This new edition covers significant changes to legislation and regulations, most notably the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 and the introduction of a number of statutory instruments such as the European Communities (Rights Against Insurers) Regulations 2002
  • Explains the implications of important recent case law, such as the Court of Appeal’s decision in the E L Trigger Litigation

New to this edition

 

  • This new edition covers the significant developments in case law across commercial insurances and changes to legislation and regulations, in the 10 years since the last edition, including the potential changes in the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 and the introduction of a number of statutory instruments:
    •  European Communities (Rights Against Insurers) Regulations 2002;
    • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employees) Regulations 2006;
    • Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 2007;
    • Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Regulations 2007

 

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